STK-ID 38816

Four quick shots of task force at sea, about six American battleships and cruisers. Interior shot of office, eight or nine men deliberating around table, including CU of Mayor Fiorello Laguardia of New York, second from last. Series of shots of American troops dressed for cold weather warfare boarding troopship "Edmund B Alexander", troopship pulling away from dock. Series of BOATING SHOTs of sea with ice floes, small iceberg, of officers on bridge. Shots of Swedish coastal village, soldiers unloading supplies, being ferried to shore. Shots of man hoisting Star and Stripes flag at stern of boat, of other man standing by troopship deck gun.


Excerpt from
Military Odds and Ends
Sweden, United States of America (USA)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio